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The Culture of Politics in Modern Kenya


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Dezember 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Once the major success story of a troubled continent, by the early 1990s Kenya came to be regarded as its fallen star. This book challenges such images of reversal and the analytical polarities which sustain them.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. Staging politics in Kenya; 2. Shattered silences: political culture and 'democracy' in the early 1990s; 3. Open secrets: everyday forms of domination before 1990; 4. Moral economy and the quest for wealth in central Kenya since the late nineteenth century; 5. The dove and the castor nut: Embu household economy in the 1980s; 6. Conclusions: 'the showpiece of an hour'.

Pressestimmen

'... a highly perceptive and interesting analysis, deconstruction is not too strong a term, of Kenya's politics ... well researched, documented and enlightening book.' African Affairs
EAN: 9780521470599
ISBN: 0521470595
Untertitel: 'African Studies Series'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2003
Seitenanzahl: 284 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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